How 'Game of Thrones' and 'A Song of Ice and Fire' changed genre epic fantasy.
As the final season of Game of Thrones comes to an end, and the world waits with bated breaths to find out who sits the Iron Throne, I could not help but think how a show with dragons and white zombies rose to dominate TV ratings all over the world, where a show of such a genre had always found it difficult to be taken seriously by adults. But I guess the answer lies in the statement itself. The show did take itself seriously, just like the book. 'A Song of Ice and Fire' did